Research Methods And Reading


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General Information

Description: The course has two aims: to cover basic research methods and to give the students the opportunity to write and present a literature review associated with their summer project. In this course, the students will learn about scientific methodology, research ethics, statistics and hypothesis testing, the structure of a scientific paper and oral presentation issues. The course has strong seminar character, that is, regular attendance (beyond the 70% minimum requirement imposed by College) and active participation in class are highly encouraged.
See the syllabus page for the general course structure.
Prerequisites: This course is exclusively for students of the MSc Computer Graphics, Vision & Imaging programme, for students of MRes Virtual Reality, and for EngD students of the EngD VEIV programme.
Assessment: The assessment will be based on two course works, a written literature review and a final presentation. See here for more information.
Readings: There is no dedicated text book. Proposed additional readings are provided on the syllabus page.
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Time&Place: Mon: 9–11am (Gordon Square (24) 105);
Wed: 9–10am (Taviton (16) 431).
Please always consult UCL Common Timetable for potential last-minute room changes.
Mailing Lists: The module uses the discussion forum of UCL's Moodle system. Please make sure to enable email notification upon forum posts.